Project Timeline

Structural Engineer Finalized

9th October 2018

Structural Engineer Finalized

After much searching for a geotechnical engineer and deliberation thereof, we finally came back in contact with John Moll of GM Civil Engineers. Finally things fell in place and we…

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Building Plans Approved

28th August 2018

Building Plans Approved

After much anticipation we finally received a text message from the Swartland Municipality informing us that the plans had been approved and were ready for collection. Although we can now…

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Plans Submitted

26th July 2018

Plans Submitted

It meant a trip to Ceres, but we finally managed to pass scrutiny. Our plans have been submitted and fees paid. Now we wait for the final approval. We are…

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First Attempt at Submitting the Plans

20th June 2018

First Attempt at Submitting the Plans

After many painful weeks of trying to find a structural engineer, we were finally ready to take our paperwork in to be scrutinized by the Malmesbury City Council. A few…

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Digging for Footings

7th May 2018

Digging for Footings

In May we began digging the holes where the footings will be located. No concrete casting can take place until the plans are approved, but this gave us an opportunity…

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First Container Delivery

11th April 2018

First Container Delivery

We managed to source two damaged shipping containers and had them delivered to site without any problems. This marks the arrival of the first shipping containers to be used on…

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Securing the Yard

2nd April 2018

Securing the Yard

The first thing we did after taking possession of our new property, was to secure the yard by installing an amazing new gate. Kevin and Louis made a fabulous gate…

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Received Plans from Architect

20th March 2018

Received Plans from Architect

After many months of hard work we received back the plans from the architect. Kevin had spent many hours drawing up the perfect concept for our family and then it…

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